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4 bedroom character property for sale

Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire


Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A superbly presented and maintained period family house with spacious living and bedrooms, Living/dining kitchen, 5 bedrooms, extensive cellars and garage.

With some underfloor heating..extensive useable cellars...great second floor teenagers/letting room with kitchen, shower room.
The historic market town of Skipton (in Craven) is known as the

Skipton boasts its own Cinema, Bowling Alley and the Mart Theatre which has a full calendar of entertainment from plays to bands to comedy. They also host regular Flea markets, and vehicle sales. Of course their main business is the buying and selling of livestock with farmers and buyers from around the UK attending weekly. The business centres of Leeds and West Yorkshire along with Manchester and Lancashire are within comfortable daily commuting distance and direct trains to London

Skipton offers a wide range of shopping with High Street brands including Marks & Spencers Food as well as a diverse range of private retailers and regular markets. Another central attraction is the Leeds Liverpool Canal which provides fishing, boat hire and sightseeing trips as well as long walks on the level. Some of these walks and boat trips take in Skipton Castle which is one of the best preserved in the UK.There are very well respected primary and secondary schools within the town including Skipton Girls High & Ermysteads Grammar. Skipton recently won the High Street of Great Britain Award outshining competition such as Kensington High Street and Oxford Street in London.

The Property
A superbly presented and maintained period family house with spacious living accommodation arranged over four floors briefly comprising: Entrance hall, cloakroom, 2 reception rooms, large living/dining kitchen, 4 double bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, extensive cellars, second floor living kitchen, garage and rear gardens. Perhaps suitable as a Guest House and ideally located for such.


Entrance Vestibule
A delightful period property entered by an equally delightful vestibule through original timber and glazed door with top light. Recessed space for doormat. Original mosaic tiled flooring. Inner door with side lights and top lights.

Reception Hall
A magnificent and traditional reception hall with tall ceilings incorporating recessed lighting. Original plaster cornice and archway. Deep skirting boards, wide ornate casings and stripped pine doors. Dado rail. Original mosaic tiled flooring. Central heating radiator. Staircase leading up to the first floor and doors off to the sitting room, dining room, kitchen and cloakroom.

A two piece suite finished in white including WC and hand wash basin. Half tiling to the walls and a fully tiled floor

Sitting Room
A generous sized room to the front elevation with splayed bay window looking onto Gargrave Road. Heating radiator underneath. Featuring the superb original fireplace with tall, ornate timber surround, gas coal effect fire sat on a granite hearth with cast iron back. Original timber flooring. Picture rail, ornate ceiling cornice and centre ceiling rose. Deep skirting boards and wide architraves.

Dining Room
A pair of sashed, mullioned windows again looking onto Gargrave Road with central heating radiator underneath. Feature fireplace with open grate sat on tiled hearth with matching back. Tall ceilings. Deep skirting boards. Wide architraves. Ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Original timber flooring. Picture rail. A pair of timber and glazed doors opening into the living dining kitchen.

Living/Dining Kitchen
A very large kitchen with living/dining area off. A range of fitted wall and base units finished in pine with laminate worktops over and multi-coloured tiling in between. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer under a double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens. Space and plumbing for fridge. Housing with a gas point for oven/hob. (Gas cooker not included.) Recessed spot lighting to the ceiling. To the living dining area is the original recessed stone fireplace with stone jambs, timber head and brickwork to the back. A further double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens and original timber and glazed door accessing the rear gardens. Original stone flagged flooring with under floor heating.

Superb Full Width Cellars
Divided into two large rooms across the width of the house. With stone flagged flooring. Ample lighting and power sockets and two windows to the front elevation. Ideal Mexico gas central heating boiler. Original stone sink unit and space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Housing the electric meter and consumer board. Offering ample space for a games room and or wine cellars.


Accessed by the exposed timber staircase with stained and polished tread, original floor boarding and matching spindles and hand rail. A spacious landing with doors off to the bedrooms and bathroom. A large, useful linen/storage cupboard. Staircase off to the second floor.

Bedroom One
Currently set out with a double and a single bed. Tall ceilings with picture rail and dado rail. Deep skirting boards and wide architraves. Sash window to the front elevation with a central heating radiator underneath. Ample room for fitted or free standing bedroom furniture. Cornice to the ceiling.

En-suite Shower Room
With a 900 x 900 pivot door, fully tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower. Vanity wash basin with mixer tap finished in white and matching dual flush WC. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two
A very good sized double bedroom with stained and polished pine original flooring. A sash window to the front elevation overlooking Gargrave Road with heating radiator underneath. Cast iron original fireplace with a tiled hearth. Picture rail. Ornate ceiling cornice.

En-suite Shower Room
A pleasant and good sized bathroom with a large sash window overlooking Gargrave Road allowing plenty of natural light. Corner quadrant fully tiled shower enclosure with double door corner entry and thermostatic shower. Dual flush corner WC. Full pedestal corner wash basin. Heating radiator. Extractor fan. Exposed original timber flooring.

Bedroom Three
A further good sized double bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall and corner chest of drawers. A double glazed UPVC casement window to the rear elevation. Heating radiator underneath. Tall ceilings and picture rail. A further area of fitted bedroom furniture incorporating cupboards and drawers. Cast iron original fireplace.

House Bathroom
A very good sized house bathroom. Renovated to a very high standard with a Victoria and Albert style free standing bath tub with side mixer and filler tap with shower attachment. Half tiled throughout. Vanity dual flush WC with granite effect surface over. Vanity basin with double cupboard and granite effect surface over. Separate quadrant shower with a pair of sliding doors and incorporating a thermostatic Drench shower. Recessed fan light over. Further matching cupboard over the basin. Double glazed UPVC window to the rear elevation with obscure glass. Under floor heating.


Another spacious landing with return balustrade. Matchboard ceiling and a large Velux roof light allowing plenty of natural light to flow into this area. With double central heating radiator.

A large kitchen area with ample room for dining. A range of base and wall units finished in white with brushed chrome handles with beech block effect work surfaces over. New World fan oven with four ring electric hob and matching extractor fan over. Space and plumbing for a fridge. Two heating radiators. Two velux windows. Track spot lighting. TV point.

Bedroom Four
A double bedroom and of ample size. Large velux window allowing plenty of natural light. matchboard stained ceiling. Central heating radiator. A range of fitted wardrobes. Ceiling spotlights.

En-suite Shower Room
A quadrant style shower enclosure with antique style thermostatic shower and mermaid boarding. WC and full pedestal wash basin. Painted matchboard ceiling, extractor fan and heating radiator. Light and shaver point.

There is an easily manageable front garden with flowerbeds and a stone boundary wall. Enclosed and secluded stone flagged rear yard providing a pleasant and private sitting out area with flowerbeds and patio area.

A bigger than average sized single garage with up and over door. Light and power. Inspection pit. Window and personnel door to the rear.


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20 February 2012

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